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The author traces the misapplication of Western, body-oriented concepts of gender through the history of gender discourses in Yoruba studies. THE INVENTION OF WOMEN demonstrates that biology as a rationale for organizing the social world is a Western construction not applicable in Yoruban culture where social organization was determined by relative age .
Year:
1997
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Language:
english
Pages:
229
ISBN 10:
0816624402
ISBN 13:
9780816624409
File:
PDF, 14.36 MB
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